AtlasCT announced the official release of EverNav in the Firefox Marketplace. EverNav is the first turn-by-turn navigation application available in the Firefox Marketplace. EverNav advanced technology is based on HTML5 and it includes many great features, like one line search, personalized history, favorites and social network integration. EverNav supports global maps (based on Nokia HERE […]
With Thanksgiving only 10 days away, how will mobile will affect in-store and e-commerce sales during the holiday season? The true “Year of Mobile” occurred sometime in the last several years, though the space—despite the chilling weather—is currently ripe to flower in innovative ways as shoppers use their smartphones in a previously unseen volume.
iOS 7’s flashy launch earlier this year overshadowed a breakthrough new feature: iBeacons, a location-based technology with profound implications for industries such as retail. An iBeacon system could allow a store to install transmitters that would wirelessly connect to an iPhone and tell the phone its location with respect to items on shelves. This iPhone […]
That is as many as 29 million people who’ve left Google Maps behind in the US alone – and its probably similar outside the US. There are two important takeaways.
We have completed our digital humanitarian operation in the Philippines after five continuous days with MicroMappers. Many, many thanks to all volunteers from all around the world who donated their time by clicking on tweets and images coming from the Philippines. Our UN OCHA colleagues have confirmed that the results are being shared widely with […]
The majority of iOS users are continuing to use Apple’s Maps, while less than half of all smartphone users are using Google Maps. And despite the release of a competing, native Google Maps client app for iOS, it appears that most users are not actually seeking out alternatives, as the tech media has often assumed […]
When Apple released Mavericks, some people were puzzled by the inclusion of the Maps application. After all, it’s easy to understand the value of having an interactive map on a mobile device: You always want to know where you are when you’re on the go. But given that our computers already have access to perhaps […]
After a rough launch last year, Apple Maps appears to be doing very well for itself, with 35 million U.S. iPhone owners using the app in September 2013, versus 6 million iOS users of the downloadable Google Maps according to data from comScore and The Guardian.
The Nebraska Public Service Commission has partnered with the mobile analytics firm Mobile Pulse in an effort to ensure the most accurate measurement and mapping of state mobile broadband networks. Mobile Pulse is a mobile network analytics firm specializing in crowd sourced mobile broadband performance data.
It’s been only a couple of years since Google Maps made the leap into airports, mapping the inside of – depending on what kind of a day we’re having – either our favorite or absolutely least favorite places in the world. Since then the Mountain View kids have not only expanded their airport offerings, but […]